So I watched the new Snowpiercer TV series yesterday… woah…

I never realized I needed to watch a post-apocalyptic science fiction dystopian drama until … well … now. Snowpiercer is based on the Bong Joon-Ho sci-fi movie from a few years ago, which in turn was inspired by a French graphic novel.  And from the show’s opening moments (which explains why everybody’s on a freezing…

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K-Chuck Radio: The Hits of Apryll Aileen

I knew Apryll Aileen from way back in the day.  During the years when I worked with the Premier Basketball League, and later with the National Basketball League of Canada, Apryll was an employee with the Saint John (N.B.) Mill Rats.  She worked very hard for the team, and always had a big smile for…

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The Stranger – a sci-fi TV show restored after 55 years in the vault

A mysterious man arrives at the front door of a school headmaster’s quarters.  He claims to have no memory, but can speak several languages and is immediately hired as a teacher for the school.  But eventually it is discovered that the mysterious man is not of this world. And thus begins the two-year, twelve-episode sci-fi…

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The results of Work of Art 2019

So after four ribbons, three of them blue – it’s time to see if my macro photograph After the Rain can hold its own in a full gallery show. And last night … it had its chance, as one of 35 artworks in the 2019 Work of Art gallery fundraiser for the Albany Institute of…

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Emergence S01E03 – I finally figured out where I’ve seen this type of show before!

Okay.  Three shows in and I’m finally getting some answers to this program. And they all wrap around Piper, this ten-year-old girl with the crazy powers. Recap. So far, this show has featured a police chief who finds a ten-year-old girl who survived a plane crash.  This kid has special telekinetic and electromagnetic powers, and…

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What’s Up in the Neighborhood, May 11 2019

Good morning, my wonderful blog readers.  It’s Tulip Festival weekend, so get out there with your camera and take pictures of the tulips.  There’s lots of tulips in the area, so make sure you have a fully charged camera to catch all the blooms. Oh yeah – and you can also check out the blog…

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The wreckage on the New York State Thruway

A couple of weeks ago, I had to drive from Albany to Schenectady for a project.  As I drove along the New York State Thruway, enjoying the drive and listening to one of my iPod-synchronized radio stations, the raindrops pattering on my windshield as my wipers tried to maintain rhythm with whatever Boston classic was…

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